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International Education Week 2013

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, and provides an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

The Office of International Programs has joined with various campus units to present International Education Week at the University of Mississippi. We encourage all University of Mississippi international and U.S. students, scholars, faculty, staff, administrators, community members, and visitors to participate in any or all of our campus events celebrating International Education Week, November 10-15, 2013.

Day Event Time and place Cost Description
Sunday, November 10, 2013 International Day at Ole Miss Women's Basketball game hosted by Ole Miss Athletics 2pm Ole Miss Tad Smith Coliseum Free for students with ID card; $5 for general public International Day at Ole Miss Women's Basketball celebrates international students on the team and in the stands.
Monday, November 11, 2013 "World Fair" presented by Intensive English Program and Rebel Global Connections 10am - 11am Jackson Avenue Complex Multipurpose Room Free Come learn about countries and cultures from all over the world! International students will be on hand to showcase their home lands and answer any questions you may have.
Rangoli art by Fulbright Visiting Scholar Dr. Satish Suresh Sarfare 7am - 2am J.D. Williams Library 1st Floor Lobby Free Rangoli, also known as kolam or muggu, is a folk art from India. Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Dr. Satish Suresh Sarfare, will create a special Rangoli for International Education Week for all to experience.  
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Rangoli art by Fulbright Visiting Scholar Dr. Satish Sarfare 7am - 2am J.D. Williams Library 1st Floor Lobby Free Rangoli, also known as kolam or muggu, is a folk art from India. Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Dr. Satish Suresh Sarfare, will create a special Rangoli for International Education Week for all to experience
UM Museum collection of Greek and Roman Artifacts 10am - 6pm University Museum Free The University of Mississippi Museum's collection of Greek and Roman artifacts is one of the finest collections of its nature in the country. The permanent exhibition of the David M. Robinson Collection of Greek and Roman Artifacts includes prestigious collections of Greek vases, Roman scultures, and artifacts showcasing daily life in these ancient civilizations. 
Peace Corps Panel 2pm Student Union Room 404/405 Free This Q&A panel will introduce interested faculty, staff, and students to the experience of being a Peace Corps volunteer, the role of being a volunteer, goals of the program, and opportunities to get involved. Speakers will be Jay Lewis, International Programs Advisor and former Peace Corps volunteer, and a former Peace Crops staff member.
"Black Rain" presented by the 9th Annual Japan Foundation Film Series

7pm Malco Theater 1111 Jackson Avenue West

Free Hosted by the Croft Institute of International Studies, Department of History, and Department of Modern Languages, this year's series is a mini-retrospective of the work of the prize-winning director Shohei Imamura (1926-2006). English subtitles are included.
Ole Miss African Drum and Dance Ensemble  8pm Nutt Auditorium Free Under the direction of Dr. George Dor, the African Music Ensemble will perform their annual Fall Concert. Come and enjoy the beauty and pageantry of African tribal music and dance!
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Rangoli art by Fulbright Visiting Scholar Dr. Satish Suresh Sarfare 7am - 2am J.D. Williams Library 1st Floor Lobby Free Rangoli, also known as kolam or muggu, is a folk art from India. Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Dr. Satish Suresh Sarfare, will create a special Rangoli for International Education Week for all to experience
UM Museum collection of Greek and Roman Artifacts 10am - 6pm University Museum Free The University of Mississippi Museum's collection of Greek and Roman artifacts is one of the finest collections of its nature in the country. The permanent exhibition of the David M. Robinson Collection of Greek and Roman Artifacts includes prestigious collections of Greek vases, Roman sculptures, and artifacts showcasing daily life in these ancient civilizations.
"The Dialogue" a film by Arnd Wachter hosted by the Office of Global Engagement and the Croft Institute of International Studies 7pm Student Union Ballroom Free The Dialogue is a 70-minute documentary that follows four American students (one from Michigan State University) and four Chinese university students as they travel together through Hong Kong and Southeast China. Intrigued by the complex context of Sino-US relations, they share travel adventures, emotion of culture shock, honest confrontations, and discoveries about each other. These experiences become doorways to deepen their understanding of the "other" and themselves. Watch the trailer at http://www.isp.msu.edu/cbe.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 Rangoli art by Fulbright Visiting Scholar Dr. Satish Suresh Sarfare 7am - 2am J.D. Williams Library 1st Floor Lobby Free Rangoli, also known as kolam or muggu, is a folk art from India. Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Dr. Satish Suresh Sarfare, will create a special Rangoli for International Education Week for all to experience
UM Museum collection of Greek and Roman Artifacts 10am - 6pm University Museum Free The University of Mississippi Museum's collection of Greek and Roman artifacts is one of the finest collections of its nature in the country. The permanent exhibition of the David M. Robinson Collection of Greek and Roman Artifacts includes prestigious collections of Greek vases, Roman sculptures, and artifacts showcasing daily life in these ancient civilizations.
"How To Find An Internship: A Guide For International Students" hosted by the Career Center 12noon - 1pm Career Center Martindale 303 Free Finding an internship can be difficult for any student, especially international students! According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), more than 63.2% of the Class of 2013 took part in an internship or co-op during college (NACE 2013 Student Survey). With more and more students, participating in internships there is more competition for both domestic and international students, alike. The internship search process for International Students can be difficult. The presentation will discuss challenges, restrictions, and best practices for students with F-1 and J-1 visa status.
Union Unplugged hosted by Campus Programming 12:15pm - 1pm Student Union Free Today's Union Unplugged will feature today's hit songs in countries from around the world. Don't be surprised if you're moved to get up and dance!
Friday, November 15, 2013 Rangoli art by Fulbright Visiting Scholar Dr. Satish Suresh Sarfare 7am - 6pm J.D. Williams Library 1st Floor Lobby Free Rangoli, also known as kolam or muggu, is a folk art from India. Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Dr. Satish Suresh Sarfare, will create a special Rangoli for International Education Week for all to experience
UM Museum collection of Greek and Roman Artifacts 10am - 6pm University Museum Free The University of Mississippi Museum's collection of Greek and Roman artifacts is one of the finest collections of its nature in the country. The permanent exhibition of the David M. Robinson Collection of Greek and Roman Artifacts includes prestigious collections of Greek vases, Roman sculptures, and artifacts showcasing daily life in these ancient civilizations.
Cultural Cafe hosted by Office of International Programs 2-4pm Student Union Barnes and Noble Cafe Free Come enjoy a free cup of coffee or tea while you socialize with students from all over the world! Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend and relax after a long week.
Ping Pong Tournament To Be Determined   Ping Pong Tournament hosted by African Caribbean Association